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Ashland in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building No. 2 1910

 
 
Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Christeson, July 20, 2016
1. Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building Marker
Inscription.
This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service
and is subject to the provisions of the
Oregon Special Assessment Program
ORS 358.475-565

 
Location. 42° 11.741′ N, 122° 42.732′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on East Main (Oregon Route 99), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 East Main Street, Ashland OR 97520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enders Building No. 1, 1914 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Whittle Garage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cuthbert Building (approx. 12.3 miles away); Hilt War Memorial (approx. 14.6 miles away in California).
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on July 22, 2016, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
2. Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building. In 1910, Citizen's Bank retained architect W. F. Bowen to design a bank building--two stories of buff-colored brick with granite detailing--and make it visually compatible with the building to the east, which was
Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building image. Click for full size.
By Erik Christeson, July 20, 2016
2. Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building
Marker can be seen between the two doors to the toy store (blue awning) and the real estate office (green front).
then under construction for Clyde Payne, a local real estate agent. Upon completion, the bank occupied the prominent corner storefront while the Payne section--more modestly constructed of the brick without any granite trim--housed a grocery and barbershop. The combined second floor, accessed via a shared entry, provided space for a number of Ashland professionals. The Citizen's Banking and Trust Company Building clearly reflects a period of civic pride, economic growth, and prosperity unequalled in Ashland's history. The building's location firmly anchors Ashland's modern business district as the outstanding and most intact building constructed during the city's boom years from 1909 to 1913. The new bank met with immediate success and grew rapidly. After only a year of operation, its resources increased more than 200 percent, rising from $115,596 in December of 1910 to $217,879 in November of 1911. This rapid growth was attributed to the community orientation of the bank's loan policies. The bank had a policy of turning deposits back into the local economy...
(Submitted on July 22, 2016, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 22, 2016.
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